Ellen Felts

Thursday, February 3, 2005

Ellen Louise Penrod Felts, 89, of Cape Girardeau died Wednesday, Feb. 2, 2005, at Fountainbleau Lodge.

She was born April 7, 1915, in Dongola, Ill., daughter of Daniel and Ella Mowery Penrod. She and John Paul Felts were married in 1934 in Marion, Ill. He died in 1976.

Mrs. Felts had worked at Singer Sewing Machine Co., and was a member of St. Andrew Lutheran Church.

Survivors include a daughter, Kay Felts Eifert of Cape Girardeau; a granddaughter, Tammy Eifert of Louisville, Ky.; and two great-grandchildren, Trent and Taylor Billings of Cape Girardeau.

She was preceded in death by four brothers, seven sisters and a grandchild.

Graveside service will be held at 11:30 a.m. Friday at Friendship Cemetery in Dongola, with the Rev. Dare Aden officiating.

Ford and Sons Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital in Memphis, Tenn.